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PostPosted: Wed Dec 16, 2015 2:48 am 
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Hmmhh? I thought that I had posted pics of Agent orange here already? Guess not.

I have since added a KS Integra dropper post.

Nice bike! How do you like the smaller wheels, Hawg?

And yes, I miss Bootleg canyon and the perfect Nevada weather. :mrgreen:


Pros and cons to the 27.5s. They react more quickly and I can make MUCH tighter turns on switchbacks. But, they do feel like they are rolling a bit more sluggishly on level ground and they most definitely climb slower. I bought the bike for going downhill though. I'd prefer to just use it as a shuttler. It's a tank at about 32 pounds. Even if I dump a bunch of cash into it for new wheels, CF handlebar, maybe 1X, it will still weigh 29-30 pounds. But heavy is good for all downhill. :D

It's super plush.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 26, 2015 5:39 pm 
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Just playing with a new camera...
Sharp is sharp.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:59 pm 
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Nice camera!

That bike could shred any trail, lucky bastard. ;)

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 02, 2016 2:15 pm 
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Sti wrote:
Just playing with a new camera...
Sharp is sharp.
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Looks like the camera takes nice pics.

Are those scratches I see on the chainstay??? :x ;)


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 07, 2016 1:52 pm 
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Hi all, new to the site.

Both local mountain bike parks are hilly, so my singlespeed has a fairly easy gearing: something like 34x20. It's also fairly light; airborne aluminum frame and Manitou R7 air shock. Oldies but goodies for lite cx work... i'm not too hardcore, more of a guy who like puttering around in the woods although mtb is growing on me vastly.
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Also a nice Canadian aluminum hardtail running 1x9. (the yellow bike, taken in Watchung Reservation here in NJ!)
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Also got another ss, this is more of just for bumming around, Gary Fisher "big sur" with Rockshocks Judy and 32x16, using an old deraillieur as a chain tensioner. Frame's really one size too big for actual offroading but it is rideable and it was free; I wanted a bike for when the snow made things icky. Eventually going to 17 in the back i think.

Got a dual sus specialized frame/shock coming in 4 days can't wait I have all the parts to build it up.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 07, 2016 2:34 pm 
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New here, 1st post.

My airborne singlespeed, built it up as a frame only I got used. 34x20 as the two big wooded tracts around here tend to be hilly.

Even with the old R7 manitou fork and the suspension seatpost this thing feels fairly light on the move.
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Also got a few geared bikes, mostly use this one for offroading, an old yellow Canadian bike (local house brand? Eclipse? Devinci? not sure, who cares) Old school rst shock fork and 1x9 gearing with bar ends! (Yeh back when I started riding, we all had those... I cut these down but they still work) Image

Got a few others in the works; another singlespeed mtb I built out of junk old school parts (Gary Fisher big sur, Rockshock judy fork) I mostly use for bumming around, and a few vintage rigid bikes, plus some road and track bikes.

The Specialized FSR was my holy grail bike as younger dude and I may be picking a variant of one up in a few days, so it's hard to sit still right now!



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Welcome to the site Elvis. That's a nice little quiver ya got there. Keep us updated if you end up adding the Specialized.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 13, 2016 10:46 pm 
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Seems Elvis' pics have left the building...


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2016 12:39 pm 
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never showed for me. Looks like a permissions issue


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2016 3:10 pm 
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Got to keep this thread active! :P
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New bigger dropper with stealth routing incoming.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2016 3:13 pm 
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Sti, that Canfield has fun written all over it. :D

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 1:52 am 
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That is one awesome bike!
Got the specialized. Built it up with 34/22 in the front, and a decent 8-speed rear cluster. discs i had lying about, and an old rst air fork.

Since both the air fork and shock have lockout, it works awesome on varying terrain although I haven't gotten much riding in yet on it, too cold! Image (or: http://www.velospace.org/files/34-22-x8specfsrenduro.jpg )

waiting on a nice day with temps above 20 degrees F so I can go for a long ride in the woods!

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 3:05 am 
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^^Nice.

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norton55 wrote:
Sti, that Canfield has fun written all over it. :D

Agreed


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 3:17 am 
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Elvis1013 wrote:
That is one awesome bike!
Got the specialized. Built it up with 34/22 in the front, and a decent 8-speed rear cluster. discs i had lying about, and an old rst air fork.

Since both the air fork and shock have lockout, it works awesome on varying terrain although I haven't gotten much riding in yet on it, too cold! Image (or: http://www.velospace.org/files/34-22-x8specfsrenduro.jpg )

waiting on a nice day with temps above 20 degrees F so I can go for a long ride in the woods!

Cool, I couldn't see this before. This will give you something to look forward to when temps finally get more to your liking. I'm waiting on more favorable conditions myself. I'm lucky because I can head to the desert. Hopefully this will happen soon.


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Thank you, gents! Now with studded tires front and back, this thing rails on icy trails up'n'down.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 4:40 pm 
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I'd love it if this would all crust over :D


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